Resources

In alignment with our mission to empower teens and restore families, we've compiled a robust library to inform, educate, and inspire our greater community. It is our mission to serve audiences as a teen rehab; to help families live a healthy, happier life.

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Mental Health

Teenage Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Reading Time: 5 minutes A small subset of teens develop a preoccupation with looks that goes beyond basic anxiety. For these teens, one aspect of their bodies becomes so disturbing and overwhelming that it […]

Newport Academy Adolescent Mental Health Conference 2018 Mental Health Resources Hero
Mental Health

Rethinking Teen Mental Health

Reading Time: 6 minutes An innovative adolescent mental health conference 2018 – 2019 is setting the stage for sustainable healing. Our young people need a new approach to mental health treatment. Since 2003, the […]

Newport Academy Empowering Teens Resources: nature therapy
Empowering Teens

Nature Therapy and Teen Treatment

Reading Time: 6 minutes The benefits of nature therapy are powerful for teens. That’s why residential treatment centers for youth often feature Adventure Therapy and Horticulture Therapy in the great outdoors. Hence, teens experience […]

Newport Academy Empowering Teens Resources: Pica Eating Disorder
Mental Health

Pica Disorder and How to Treat It

Reading Time: 6 minutes The word “pica” is Latin for magpie—a bird known for eating almost anything. Therefore, the pica eating disorder causes individuals to consume non-food items. Featured on TV shows such as […]

Newport Academy Nutrition Resources: Top 10 foods to eat every day
Well-Being

Top 10 Foods to Eat Every Day

Reading Time: 6 minutes The food we eat each day has a powerful impact on our mental health. Therefore, a diet for mental health includes a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, proteins, and healthy […]

Mental Health

How Nature Supports Teen Mental Health

Reading Time: 7 minutes Kids aren’t spending enough time in nature. As a result, both children and teens (and adults, too) suffer from what author Richard Louv calls “Nature Deficit Disorder.” Nature Deficit Disorder […]

Newport Academy Mental Health Resources: Newport Academy Sponsors 8th Western Conference on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders
Mental Health

Newport Academy Sponsors US Journal Conference

Reading Time: 6 minutes Newport Academy is proud to sponsor cutting-edge conferences for professionals working in the addictions and behavioral health fields. The US Journal Conference on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders is scheduled […]

Alumni

The Gift of Community

Reading Time: 2 minutes Caydin Sanders, Director of Alumni Services Residential Treatment Centers for Teens Offer a Unique Start The gift of community is something so many of us seek. Residential treatment centers for […]